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Education Spending

Volume 400: debated on Wednesday 26 February 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the spending per head on pupils in Nottingham, North was in 1997; and what the spending per head was in the latest period for which figures are available [98326]

The information requested is submitted to the Department according to local education authority areas. The available information for Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City local education authorities is contained in the following tables.

Real Terms: net current expenditure (after recharges) 1 per pupil2 in the pre-primary sector, maintained primary schools and maintained secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire local education authority areas, financial years 1996–97 to 2001–02 (real terms)

3

Local education authority areas

Pre-primary and primary4per pupil spend(£)

Secondary per pupil spend(£)

Total spend(£000s)

Total per pupil spend(£)

Pre-LGR

5

1996–97

Nottinghamshire2,2102,960384,5902,520

1997–98

Nottinghamshire2,1602,890376,1802,460

Post-LGR

5

1998–99

Nottinghamshire2,2502,820289,7702,510
Nottingham City2,4403,520104,7302,770

1999–2000

Nottinghamshire2,3202,810299,4102,540
City of Nottingham2,6103,160111,0202,800

2000–01

Nottinghamshire2,5802,890322,4002,720
Nottingham City2,7403,510117,9203,010

2001–02

Nottinghamshire2,7103,170345,8022,920
Nottingham City3,2003,880132,8373,450

1 NCE includes expenditure within schools and also that incurred centrally by LEAs.

2 Financial year pupils are used. These are calculated from Annual Schools' Census data.

3 The real terms figures have been calculated at 2001–02 Prices, using December 2002 gross domestic product deflators.

4 The spend per pupil figures for pre-primary/primary relates the net current expenditure (after recharges) in the pre-primary sector and maintained primary schools to the total number of financial year pupils who are educated in the maintained nursery and primary schools sector.

5 Nottinghamshire LEA was subject to the Local Government Re-organisation (LGR) in April 1998, and therefore, pre-LGR and post-LGR and post-LGR Nottinghamshire are not directly comparable.

Note:

Figures have been rounded to the nearest £10.

Source: 1996–97 to 1998–99 data were drawn from the education Revenue Outturn statements submitted to the Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions. 1999–2000 and 2000–01 data were drawn from Section 52 (Table 3) outturn statements which LEAs submitted to the DfES.

Cash Terms: net current expenditure (after recharges)1per pupil2 in the pre-primary sector, maintained primary schools and maintained secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire local education authority areas, financial years 1996–97 to 2001–02 (cash terms)

Local education authority areas

Pre-primary and primary3per pupil spend(£)

Secondary per pupil spend(£)

Total spend(£000s)

Total per pupil spend(£)

Pre-LGR

4

1996–97

Nottinghamshire1,9502,610339,2102,220

1997–98

Nottinghamshire1,9602,630342,0402,240

Post-LGR4

4

1998–99

Nottinghamshire2,1102,630270,7102,340
City of Nottingham2,2803,29097,8402,580

1999–2000

Nottinghamshire2,2202,690286,4812,430
City of Nottingham2,4903,020106,2242,680

2000–01

Nottinghamshire2,5202,830315,3072,660
City of Nottingham2,6803,440115,3302,950

2001–02

Nottinghamshire2,7103,170345,8022,920
City of Nottingham3,2003,880132,8373,450

1 NCE includes expenditure within schools and also that incurred centrally by LEAs.

2 Financial year pupils are used. These are calculated from Annual Schools' Census data.

3 The spend per pupil figures for pre-primary/primary relates the net current expenditure (after recharges) in the pre-primary sector and maintained primary schools to the total number of financial year pupils who are educated in the maintained nursery and primary schools sector.

4 Nottinghamshire LEA was subject to the Local Government Re-organisation in April 1998, and therefore, pre-LGR and post-LGR Nottinghamshire are not directly comparable.

Note:

Figures have been rounded to the nearest £10.

Source:

1996–97 to 1998–99 data were drawn from the education Revenue Outturn statements submitted to the Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions. 1999–2000 and 2000–01 data were drawn from Section 52 (Table 3) outturn statements, which LEAs submitted to the DfES.